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Total Oblivion-More or Less

One of the hallmarks of post apocalypse stories is that things go from bad to worse on a very regular basis.  But most of them start off in the fairly familiar, fairly common world and something goes terribly wrong-zombies, atomic

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Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut

Too many modern books are either parts of a series, or 700 pages long, or both.   Too many classic novels suffer from the same problem, War and Peace and pretty much anything by Dickens is a long term project.  Somewhere

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Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut

I first read Man Without a Country not long after it came out in 2005 and I still totally agree with everything Kurt has to say. Kurt was a humanist who had the radical idea that war was bad, over

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Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions or Goodbye Blue Monday is a rather depressing bit of business. It is the story of a writer and the trouble he causes all his creations, apparently to entertain himself. Though it is never really

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